Senate Bill 47

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Last Action 03/18/21: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 45)
Title AN ACT relating to audiology and speech-language pathology.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 45
Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 885
Sponsor R. Girdler
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 334A.010 to enact and enter into the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact with all other jurisdictions that legally join in the compact; declare the purpose of the compact; establish definitions; recognize a multistate licensure privilege to practice for audiologists and speech-language pathologists; recognize a multistate licensure privilege for audiologists and speech-language pathologists to practice audiology and speech-language pathology via telehealth; establish provisions for active duty military personnel and their spouses; authorize a remote state to take adverse action against an audiologist or speech-language pathologist's privilege to practice within that member state; authorize a home state to take adverse action against an audiologist's or speech-language pathologist's license issued by the home state; create the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Compact Commission; provide immunity for party states, officers, employees, or representatives of the Commission who act in accordance with the compact; require the Commission to create a database and reporting system containing licensure, adverse actions, and investigative information on all licensed individuals in member states; establish procedures for rulemaking; authorize the Commission to attempt to resolve disputes related to the compact that arise among member states and between member and non-member states; require provisions of the compact to become effective the day it is enacted into law once a state enters the Compact; provide for severability for any provision in the compact that is contrary to the constitution of any party state or of the United States or the applicability thereof to any government, agency, person, or circumstance.
Index Headings of Original Version Interstate Cooperation - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists, interstate compact
Licensing - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists, interstate compact
Occupations and Professions - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists, interstate compact
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists, interstate compact
Advisory Boards, Commissions, and Committees - Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Compact Commission, creation
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Votes Vote History

Actions

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12/11/20
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/05/21
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
01/08/21
  • to Licensing and Occupations (S)
02/09/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/10/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/11/21
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 16, 2021
02/22/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 34-1 with Committee Substitute
02/23/21
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/26/21
  • to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (H)
03/01/21
  • posted in committee
03/03/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/04/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/05/21
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 11, 2021
03/12/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 93-0
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/18/21
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 45)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except require the privilege to practice audiology and speech-language pathology in any member state by a licensee to be suspended if he or she changes residences from a member state to a state that is not a part of the compact; allow a member state to recover the costs of investigations and disposition of cases resulting from adverse action taken against an audiologist or speech-language pathologist; require the administrator of the data system to notify any remote states the licensee has the privilege to practice; prohibit the commission from changing laws that define the practice of audiology and speech-language pathology of a member state; if not a closed meeting, require all minutes, documents, and recordings of meetings to be made available to members of the public upon request at the requestor's expense; and give the board 60 days to review a rule adopted by the commission for the purpose of filing the rule as an emergency administrative regulation.
Index Headings Interstate Cooperation - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists, interstate compact
Licensing - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists, interstate compact
Occupations and Professions - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists, interstate compact

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